Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Literacy Partnerships Program Manager (4564U) #25778

Expired Job

University Of California Berkeley , CA 94705

Posted 2 weeks ago

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: October 18, 2018

Departmental Overview

The Public Service Center is a department that reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students Office within the Division of Student Affairs. The Division of Student Affairs aims to advance the learning and personal growth of students by providing leadership, services, and opportunities that enable students to succeed in and contribute to a diverse and global society. The Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, its Centers, and staff create environments to educate, support, and challenge students to seek and follow their purpose, build resiliency, transform themselves, and engage communities. To learn more about the Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students Office, please visit https://deanofstudents.berkeley.edu/.

The Public Service Center (PSC) serves as a critical hub for public service on the Berkeley campus by connecting Berkeley faculty, community partners, and alumni with student leaders through service, internships, and courses to create a more just and equitable world. Founded in 1967 by a coalition of student service groups, the PSC has grown at a remarkable rate and now supports nearly 200 student leaders and more than 5,000 students who partner with approximately 200 community-based organizations each year. The PSC is committed to growing our next generation of social change leaders. Through our programming and coaching we build student leadership skills, help students find their public service passion and purpose, enhance the capacity of our community partners, and lift up the public service mission of the University.

Responsibilities

The Literacy Partnerships Program Manager works with the City of Berkeley, the City of Oakland, both school districts, and local nonprofit partners to realize our shared goal of educational equity for youth. The position manages partnerships that both support literacy for local elementary school students and offer leadership opportunities for Cal students. The largest such program, BUILD, places 350+ Cal students as Work Study or volunteer reading mentors in local after school and summer programs. The Program Manager administers all aspects of the BUILD program and designs training and supervisory practices for all Cal student mentors in BUILD. Program administration includes overseeing the hiring process and biweekly payroll, tracking student Work Study allocations, creating and maintaining systems to collect required program documents, and managing site assessment and program evaluation.

The Manager also runs a leadership series for student directors of BUILD sites to help them develop the peer leadership skills and professionalism needed to manage a community-school partnership. In addition, the Manager designs workshops for students to unpack systemic inequities in education, with a focus on how race, power, and privilege shape student opportunities. The Program Manager represents the PSC in community collaborations with the Oakland Literacy Coalition and the City of Berkeley's 2020 Vision, a collaborative effort to end the racial predictability of educational outcomes in Berkeley. The Program Manager coordinates the 2020 Vision's Third Grade Reading Work Group which has staff representatives from BUSD, the Berkeley Public Library, and the City of Berkeley. The Program Manager may coordinate additional literacy-themed partnerships such as summer reading or creative writing programs for Berkeley and/or Oakland youth, book drives for local school partners, and collaborations with local libraries, bookstores, arts and/or reading organizations.

Required Qualifications

  • Basic knowledge of working with K-5th grade youth in an educational or youth development capacity.

  • Experience working with young adults (18-24 year-olds) to both challenge and support them.

  • Skills in decision-making, and problem solving exercising good judgment.

  • Communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, student employees, and community partners, both verbally and in writing.

  • Attention to detail and ability to analyze complex quantitative data.

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and projects in a fast-paced environment.

  • Capacity to be flexible and open-minded.

  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently.

  • Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.

  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and reducing societal inequities.

  • Bachelor's degree in related area or equivalent years experience and/or training.

  • Basic knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.

  • Experience mentoring or supervising students in leadership roles.

  • Experience working with communities of color with an understanding of the issues facing underrepresented students. Demonstrated ability to provide services that effectively contribute to the retention of all students.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Salesforce.

  • Experience with STATA desirable.

  • Experience tutoring or mentoring youth and/or leading trainings.

Salary & Benefits

Salary is commensurate with experience. Hiring range is $60,000-$65,000/annually.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Mandated Reporter

This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct


See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Sr Technical Program Manager

Amazon.Com, Inc.

Posted 4 days ago

VIEW JOBS 11/15/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-02-13T00:00 Amazon is the 4th most popular site in the US (source: http://www.alexa.com/topsites/countries/US). Our product search engine, one of the most heavily used services in the world, indexes billions of products and serves hundreds of millions of customers world-wide. We are working on a new initiative to transform our search engine into a shopping engine that assists customers with their shopping missions. We're looking at every aspect of search, from query understanding to front-end UX, ranking and relevance, indexing and tiering and asking how we can make big, step improvements by applying advanced Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) techniques. This is a rare opportunity to lead programs that develop cutting edge ML solutions and apply them to a search problem of this magnitude. Some exciting questions that we expect to answer over the next few years include: * Can we deeply understand customer intent and personalize their search experience even when they type broad queries such as "dress" or "espresso machine"? * Can we reduce the cost of serving customer queries on Amazon by two orders of magnitude using ML to predict n-grams and tuples that many queries decompose into, apply expensive ranking functions offline to identify the most relevant products that match these terms, and index these for efficient online retrieval? We expect this to lead to exciting research at the intersection of systems and ML. * Can we deeply understand the catalog to surface products that offer the most value to a customer? The challenge here is that the definition of value is subjective and personal, and therefore requires a deeper understanding of the customers intent as well as preferences. * Can we increase the experimental velocity of Customer Experience (CX) experiments by two orders of magnitude? Achieving this will enable us to rapidly try various CX treatments, and contextualize the CX based on factors such as customer intent and device. * Can we use deep learning to transfer behavioral signals from frequently purchased products in the head to products in the tail where behavioral signals are sparse? The challenge here is the scale, and the fact that the head and torso contain only a small fraction of products while the tail contains an overwhelmingly large fraction of the products in the catalog. As a Technical Program Manager, you will own the execution of strategic programs and help our applied science and engineering teams define, build and ship search solutions. You will play a pivotal role in managing projects at all stages - inception, design, development, deployment and subsequent improvements. You will tackle challenging problems and coordinate high profile projects (across multiple teams) to ensure our goals are met. You will interface with other technology teams Amazon. Amazon.Com, Inc. Berkeley CA

Literacy Partnerships Program Manager (4564U) #25778

Expired Job

University Of California